Soldier arrested for stealing, selling ammunition to terrorists

A soldier has been arrested by his colleagues for allegedly stealing and selling ammunition to criminal gangs and terrorist groups.

The suspect, identified as Iorliam Emmanuel, is said to be working under the 156-task force battalion in Mainok, Borno state.

According to Zagazola Makama, a publication focused on the Lake Chad region, the soldier was caught in possession of ammunition on his way out of Maiduguri, the state capital.

Zagazola Makama, also added that the suspect who hails from Benue, regularly steals ammunition and supplies to criminal gangs across the country suspected to be bandits.

In a video shared by the publication, soldiers were seen stripping the suspect of ammunition strapped to his body